Transition:. School to Work Drake University Fall 2011 Flyr. The Economy is not good!!. People with disabilities are feeling the effects of the economy. In some ways these people suffer more.
School to Work
In December 2009, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 21.6 compared with 70.0 for persons with no disability.
The unemployment rate for those with disabilities was 13.8 percent, compared with 9.5 percent for persons with no disability, not seasonally adjusted.
(Office of Disability Employment Policy US Department of Labor)